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An individually tailored written feedback intervention at sigmoidoscopy screening is associated with small improvements in cancer-preventive lifestyle behaviors

Tailored Feedback at CRC Screen Improves Lifestyle Behaviors

Number of cancer-preventive lifestyle behaviors increased with TF at sigmoidoscopy screening
A mail-based human papillomavirus self-testing program appears to be a promising approach to screening women in Appalachia

Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access

Findings based on a pilot of underscreened women in Appalachia
A point-of-care polymerase chain reaction test (Atlas io) has high sensitivity and specificity for Chlamydia trachomatis

High Sensitivity, Specificity for Chlamydia Point-of-Care Test

Polymerase chain reaction test has high sensitivity and specificity for vaginal swab samples
An app that detects color and metadata from fingernails can identify hemoglobin levels in the blood

Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia

App uses color and metadata from fingernails to detect hemoglobin levels in the blood
Noninvasive diagnostic imaging using machine-learning analysis of nanoresolution images of cell surfaces can detect bladder cancer with high diagnostic accuracy

Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging Accurately IDs Bladder Cancer

Method evaluating cells collected from urine shows 94 percent diagnostic accuracy
When using brief cognitive assessments

Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments

Only consistent predictor of overall misclassification was absence of informant-rated poor memory
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concludes that the evidence on the benefits and harms of primary care interventions for preventing child maltreatment is currently inadequate. These findings form the basis of a final recommendation statement published online Nov. 27 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Prevention of Child Maltreatment

Evidence inadequate to weigh benefits, harms of interventions for preventing maltreatment
The American Lung Association and the American Thoracic Society have established a website to guide implementation of lung cancer screening

Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed

Implementation guide designed to increase levels of lung cancer screening for heavy smokers
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends HIV screening for individuals aged 15 to 65 years

USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients

Screening recommended for those ages 15 to 65 years, including pregnant women
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends HIV screening for individuals aged 15 to 65 years

USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients

Screening recommended for those ages 15 to 65 years, including pregnant women